Audio Books by A Keith Thompson

A Keith Thompson is the author of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits Postharvest (2019) and Controlled Atmosphere Storage of Fruit and Vegetables, 3rd Edition (2018).

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Tropical and Subtropical Fruits Postharvest

release date: Dec 31, 2019
Tropical and Subtropical Fruits Postharvest
This book describes the importance, phytochemistry, bioactive compounds and nutritive value, uses and important cultivars of the most important tropical and subtropical fruits. Postharvest physiology, respiration, ethylene production, maturity and changes with ripening are reviewed at length. At the end of each chapter postharvest diseases, physiological disorders and their mechanisms are discussed as well as presenting ideas for future research. These fruits are highly perishable therefore understanding the physiology and new technology is key to extending their shelf life.

Controlled Atmosphere Storage of Fruit and Vegetables, 3rd Edition

release date: Nov 28, 2018
Controlled Atmosphere Storage of Fruit and Vegetables, 3rd Edition
This book contains 14 chapters focusing on the usefulness of controlled atmosphere (CA) storage in the reduction of postharvest losses and maintenance of the nutritive value and organoleptic characteristics of various fruits and vegetables and extend their season of availability by making good eating quality fruits and vegetables available for extended periods at reasonable costs. The efficacy and shortcomings of various CA storage techniques and their potential as alternatives to the application of preservation and pesticide chemicals are also discussed.


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